Thankful Linkup with FREEBIES!!!

Happy Thanksgiving! I am enjoying the cooler weather and some quality time with my family this week. So much to be thankful for!

Brooke over at Countless Smart Cookies started an AMAZING link up! She has put a few of her products up for FREE this week (Until Thanksgiving Day) and has invited others to do the same. Many people have already linked their products!  This is a great way to get some great resources for FREE! If you like the resources you download, please take a few minutes to leave feedback. Continue reading

To PEMDAS or Not to PEMDAS?

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I tutor students from a few different schools/districts and I have found that I now have to ask them if they use PEMDAS, GEMS, or GEMA. And just last week I learned about GEMDAS. If you search Pinterest you will find that some people have very strong opinions about this topic. I have read some good blog posts about order of operations lately and it has me thinking. Continue reading

Engaging Thanksgiving Ideas

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Wow! Where did October go? Now that Back to School and Halloween excitement is over, the kids are excited about the holidays! Some are already thinking of Christmas! But, wait, lets not forget Thanksgiving!   I find that this time of year can bring a special challenge … keeping the students engaged. They just might be distracted by the upcoming Holidays! So, I like to do everything I can to incorporate the Holidays into my lessons and activities as a way to keep them engaged at school.

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